ma gcig lab sgron
Machik Labdron / Machig Labdrön / Machig Labdron
Machik Labdron: disciple of Padama Sangye and founder of Chö. [IW]
The great female master who established the system of Chod (gcod) in Tibet, a system of practices based on Prajnaparamita. Consort and disciple of the Indian masters Phadampa Sangye (pha dam pa sangs rgyas) and Thöpa Bhadra (thod pa bha dra). Thöpa Bhadra was the father of her two sons and four daughters.
Machig Labdrön. (1031-1129). The great female master who set down the Chö practice, cutting through ego-clinging. Disciple and consort of the Indian master Phadampa Sangye. Machig Labdrön means 'Only Mother Lamp of Dharma.' epk
- ma gcig lab kyi sgron ma
- Machik Labdron
- Machig Labdrön
- Machig Labdron
- Machik's Complete Explanation: Clarifying the Meaning of Chod (Tsadra Foundation); Machik Labdron; Snow Lion Publications, 2003; ISBN 1559391820
- Machig Labdron and the Foundations of Chod. Snow Lion Publications; ISBN 1559390395
- * Yogini Macik Labdron and the Formation of Chod Sect - Section 2 of China Tibetology article: "Nuns of the unique Joyul (gcod-yul) Sect of Tibetan Buddhism"